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George Houghton: Vermont’s Civil War Photographer

March 20
6:00 pm

Orwell Free Library
Image of Civil War soldier at campsite

A hidden gem in Vermont’s history is the photographic work of Civil War-era Brattleboro photographer George Houghton. He captured poignant images of Vermont soldiers in the field, camp, and at home. This talk by historian Donald Wickman will explore Houghton’s life and work, and examine some of the images that brought the Civil War back to Vermont via photography.


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Kate Hunter
(802) 948-2041


Orwell Free Library
473 Main St
Orwell, 05760 United States
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